October 27, 2020
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica

Costa Rica has a literacy rate of 95% making it one of the most literate countries in the world. Approximately 8,000 students chose to study abroad in Costa Rica each year making it one of the most popular destinations. Between the wonderful education system and the many opportunities for students to perfect their Spanish, it is a very welcoming place for Americans to study abroad.

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Top Cities to Study Abroad

1. San Jose 761 reviews
2. Heredia 488 reviews
3. Puntarenas 167 reviews
4. Traveling in Costa Rica 163 reviews
5. Atenas 119 reviews
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Study Abroad in Costa Rica - Featured Programs

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Study Abroad Reviews for CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Summer in Costa Rica
CISabroad (Center for International Studies): San Jose - Summer in Costa Rica

On Summer in Costa Rica, you will study in English and take Spanish-language classes at a local university in bustling San Jose, the capital of Costa Rica. Your fellow stu...

5.0

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica
Eastern Illinois University (EIU): UVeritas in Costa Rica

Universidad Veritas offers small classroom sizes, so you will have plenty of attention and multiple opportunities to practice your Spanish. You will also live with a Tican...

3.8

4 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA
XULA: Summer in COSTA RICA

Earn FIVE Xavier credits this summer in Costa Rica! This program includes 75-80 hours of Clinical Practicum. Students will shadow health professionals, observe medical con...

4.5

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Universidad Veritas: San José - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

The Center for International Programs (CIP) at VERITAS offers a wide variety of programs of different lengths in Costa Rica that can be combined and customized for differe...

4.8

2 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
Academic Studies Abroad: Study Abroad in San Jose, Costa Rica
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Get a taste of the "Tico" life and study Spanish & Development in San Jose! Learn More

From adventure seekers looking to hike the areas green mountains and valleys or go snorkeling along the coast, to students wanting to contribute to the countries efforts f...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
InterFuture: Overseas Cultural Immersion and Cross-cultural Research
Ghana: Paraguay: Spain plus 18 other locations

InterFuture Scholars typically travel abroad during the second semester of their junior year. During an eight-month preparatory period, students design a cross-cultural re...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange
Centro Linguistico Conversa: Santa Ana - Direct Enrollment & Exchange

Spanish Immersion in Costa Rica: Conversa has been helping students learn Spanish in Costa Rica since 1975. At Conversa we offer only the highest quality Spanish programs ...

4.7

3 reviews
Study Abroad Reviews for Veritas Christian Study Abroad: San Jose - Study Abroad and Missions Program
Veritas Christian Study Abroad: San Jose - Study Abroad and Missions Program

Students participating in a Veritas Christian Study Abroad program in San José, Costa Rica will be able to...

4.5

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for USAC Costa Rica: Heredia - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies
USAC Costa Rica: Heredia - Spanish Language, Ecological, and Latin American Studies

The Heredia program is ideal for students who are committed to learning the Spanish language and the diverse cultures of Latin America. Through formal coursework and perso...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program
BestSemester: San Jose - Latin American Studies Program

Arriving in Costa Rica, you sense there's a bigger picture than just the scenery. You are about to be immersed into the diversity of Latin America’s history. You’ll step i...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
GLA: Global Leadership Adventures: Volunteer Abroad Experience
Ghana: Costa Rica: Peru plus 8 other locations

It wouldn’t be an adventure without exciting destinations. We have some great places for teen community service trips, but it’s up to you to choose which one is best for y...

5.0

1 review
Study Abroad Reviews for Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer
Stephen F. Austin State University (SFA): Graduate Internship Seminar: Cross Cultural Learning in Costa Rica in Summer

This graduate, doctoral level internship seminar will provide the context for an authentic cross-cultural experience. Students will embark on a two week field adventure in...

5.0

1 review